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Raw, unfiltered cider vinegar with mother has been used in quality recipes for centuries!

Mark Hix Recipes

Mark Hix: Celebrated Chef, Restauranteur and Food Writer

Golden tomato Soup with Coriander with Somerset Cider Vinegar CLICK HERE
Salmon Steak with Celery Salad CLICK HERE
Beetroot & Sorrel Salad with Yoghurt & Nigela Seeds CLICK HERE
Bacon Chops with rhubarb and cider vinegar CLICK HERE
Somerset Cider Vinegar and Blue Cheese salad CLICK HERE
Cider Vinegar sauce for pork loin CLICK HERE
Traditional Southern cucumber salad with cider vinegar CLICK HERE

Somerset Cider Vinegar recommended recipes

Cider Vinegar Dressing: for salads and vegetables CLICK HERE
Make your own Sloe Cider Vinegar dressing CLICK HERE
Pork Braised in Cider Vinegar Sauce - A recipe from Delia Smith CLICK HERE

We know that real cider apples are much higher in antioxidants and minerals than the dessert or culinary apples which are used in industrially produced supermarket cider vinegars.

Eat more vegetable to improve your health!

Eating five portions of vegetable - plus one or two of fruit - every day will reduce your chances of death, from all causes, by 42% according to research from University College London CLICK HERE

A great way to eat more vegetable is to dress them with Cider Vinegar and Mustard Dressing CLICK HERE


"To compare Somerset Cider Vinegar to its competitors is like comparing pasteurised, supermarket cider to good, old fashioned scrumpy straight from the wood." - Mark Hix

Cider Vinegar - the vital (but often missing) curry ingredient

Sour is as important a taste in good curry as chilli and sweetness. For many years English chefs have debated the importance of particular masalas or spices to different regions of India without realising the equal importance of the fruit vinegars that need to accompany them. READ MORE

Distinctive blends of spices are obviously important to particular dishes but 'real' fruit vinegars deliver the acid kick that brings a dish to life.

Eating curry can guard against dementia!

Adding Apple Cider Vinegar to curry will accentuate the flavours of spices like turmeric. A study from Australia suggests that eating curry at least once a week can hold dementia at bay!

The Australian study has been published in the British Journal of Nutrition. They point to turmeric, as the ingredient that will keep brains brighter for longer as they age. The popular spice contains a chemical called curcumin, which is thought to block rogue proteins called beta amyloid. Beta amyloid creates clumps which destroy brain cells. READ MORE